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in eastern canada are cleaning up the damage left behind after the storm moved through this weekend. it knocked down power lines and trees. including this one that crashed through this home in nova scotia. forecasters say tropical storm hermine has formed in the gulf of mexico. a tropical storm warning is now in effect for south texas and minority eastern mexico. tropical storm hermine could dump several inches of rain in that area. just another thing they have to deal with. >> yes. been busy the last month or so in the tropics. >> still ahead, dirty politics at play? we've got a warning for local voters about two possible scams. >> plus your chance to win a trip to new york city for regis and kel8y's high heel aon this. >> but first another check of the back to work and school forecast. >> coming up on 6:10 a.m. on this monday morning. labor day morning. meteorologist adam caskey live outside. and it's very refreshing outside. not much action here on the streets of rosslyn. i think i'm the only person out here. it's going to be another lovely day today. an extension of the weekend
for the united states are being diverted to canada. this at a time when, as jim miklaszewski is telling us, there's been unconfirmed reports there's another hijacking. all takeoffs were stopped, but they were planes in the air, obviously, at the time of these first two attacks on the twin trade towers and then on the pentagon. >> andrea mitchell is standing by with more information. she was at the state department. andrea? >> reporter: the state department, as you know, has been evacuated. secretary of state colin powell is now en route on home from lima, peru. he did not get to his destination of bogota, colombia, today. so that trip canceled. he as all other officials heading back. state department officials and the white house officials and the nsc have been evac waited. conde rice was in the situation room. cia director george tenet has been holding meetings in his office in langley, virginia. as we reported earlier, key fbi team members from their rescue efforts and anti-coordinating terror team were stranded in monterey, california, where they were on a secret exercise, military exercise. >
diverted to canada. still no clailim of responsibity that ihis veriable or credible at this time. yasser arafat has condemned this attack saying it's shocking and appalling. >> of course, we should mention back in february of 1993 was when that bomb went off in the garage of the world trade center, killing six people, injuring 1,000 people. and that, of course, was an unbelievable scene. but compared to this, it seems actually-- >> this is what they intended to do back then. >> -- minor. let's go to bob haeger who has information for us. bob? >> reporter: katie, i was just thinking as you commented there about the various planes involved. the one that we know of so far, because it's confirmed by american airlines, is that that flight 11 which had been scheduled from boston's logan airport to los angeles,that flight 11 was hijacked this morning. and it is presumed that that may thatbeen one of the planes went into one of the towers of the world trade center. there were at least two more planes involved in this because the other tower was hit. and then the pentagon was also there were eyew
canada could also see a direct hit but for us, for the u.s., the worst of the storm has really stayed off shore. that's not to say that folks across eastern north carolina up towards the delmarva are not going to see a pretty fierce storm in its path. there's the worst of the heavy rain right now. chesapeake bay and up towards new jersey and long island and then, of course, massachusetts. here's our future radar giving you a picture of what's going to happen within the next 12 to 24 hours. there's new york, this afternoon, just kind of skirting eastern long island. we will get some rain bands as well here in new york. but certainly, not the massive storm that we could have expected if it indeed continued northward. there's boston, cape cod on the islands, still concerned about you. you're still under a hurricane warning because we are expecting we could see some hurricane-force winds. there's the tra. we are going to get a new advisory at 8:00 but as of now, still a category 2. expected to weaken which is great news. just off shore of eastern massachusetts, there's cape cod and then movin
they have hurricane warnings up there. then going to canada and nova scotia and a big change coming into the weekend. looking at today, 82 at 9:00 with the clouds, 88 at noon. sunshine is starting to show up and partly sunny at least at 5:00. 87 we have temperatures this morning which have been mild, upper 70s here. upper 60s in the valley and in fredericksburg, 75. so it is a warm morning and we are looking at the seven day forecast which has some big changes. in fact temperatures today still on the hot side around 90 as we see more sun this afternoon. breezy tomorrow, 79. that will feel great. sunday nighttime lows in the 50s. 85 for labor day and tuesday and wednesday back in the 80s and a chance of a storm late wednesday into thursday. jessica, back to you. >>> of course labor day weekend a big get out of town weekend but maybe affecting normal traffic patterns. >> not directly affecting the metro right now but in terms of people maybe delaying a little bit. >> as far as people heading out toward the beach right now things look wide open, lanes are wide open. if you are going to
moved into portions of canada. a little rain there. but for us, temperatures this afternoon, at 95 degrees. and that ties the all-time record. there you go. on this date set back in 1970. so far, the low today. 70, our normal high is 76 degrees. and i guess the good news is, today may be our last 90-degree day. we've got much cooler weather headed our way for the weekend. mary? >> is that good news or bad news, bob? i'm not sure. all right. moving on at this hour, a frightening school bus accident in harford county today is under investigation. denise has more. >> the accident involves a school bus, suv and a car. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene. you can see, the impact of the collision was violent enough to push the bus onto its side. the driver was suv was taken to shock trauma. six students on the bus and the bus driver have minor injuries. the driver of the third vehicle was also injured. mary? >> all right, denise. thank you. >>> route 155 is now reopened. >>> five months after her tragic death, baltimore county native, yeardley love is on the minds of thousands in virgi
is at the consumer products safety commission. >> good morning. the consumer products safety commission an canada are announcing these recalls, a lot of fisher-price brand name items here. we begin with 7 million fisher-price trikes and tough trikes sold in the u.s. and canada. the trikes have a protruding plastic key known to cause injury to children's genitals. they are intended for children between the ages of 2 and 5, sold from january of '97 through september 2010. if you have one, fisher-price will replace that key. also replacing more than a million healthy care, easy clean and close to me high chairs. there are pegs on the back of the legs meant for storage and reports of at least 14 children being injured after falling on or against those pegs. fisher-price recalling more than 3 million infant toys sold under a number of names, baby play zone, gymnastics, ocean wonders, a choking hazard there and 120,000 little people wheelies because they can come off and cause a choking hazard. fisher-price this morning said it wants to assure its customers its products are overwhelmingly safe. we talk
. i'm a sorry guy. researchers in canada put men and women up against each other and determined women apologize more than men do. they studie 186 people, half of them were men, half women. some of the participants kept journals documenting every time they apologized. just like a woman. keep a journal every time you apologize. women overwhelmingly said sorry more often. but here's the key. not because women are nor likely to to do something wrong, they're just more inclined to think they did. men have month problem apologizg when they are wrong. >> therein lies the problem. men never think their wrong when 99% of the time they are, right? >> huh? >> although my husband would say that i never apologize. just to put it out there. it probably would suit us well if bothmen and women apologized more. >> i'm sorry. >> thank you. >> no problem. >> if a man speaks in the forest and there's no wman there to hear him, is he still wrong? >> yes. >> see. see. and we're sorry for that. good mornin ase take a look at temperatures, we're not sorry for the fresh and cool start. it's off to a very cool
and watches from carolinas to parts of canada. you mentioned the delays at the airports. these are still very impressive. ground stop released at laguardia and delays there. ground stop at bwi and dca, as well. traveling today, take it easy out there. by car, numerous flooded roads especially in the carolinas and we have a while for this rainfall to get through. kyra? >> thanks, rob. >>> parents listen up. fisher-price is recalling millions of toys for safety concerns with baby play areas with inflatable balls and small car toys and recalled nearly a million highchairs after the legs cut the children. call the hotline at this 800 number. 800-432-5437. >>> 30,000 hourly workers at mcdonald's could lose their health benefits. the fast food giant blamed the health care reform act. the mon. no deposit slips. no looking for an envelope. i have an image of my check right here. i can get a picture of the check, on the receipt. it even tells what kind of bills i put in. [ man ] you just put the bills right in. it even did the math for me. -four twentys. -a ten. -two fives. -a hundred bucks. -it's all
favorite wines and 35% less for gasoline that i do in quebec, canada, i'm stunned by some who want to move to another country. if you do want to move, don't come to canada. my salary of $70,000 a year turns into just over $34,000 after income tax and that still doesn't take into account $4 a gallon gas and a general federal provincial sales tax of 13%. bimal writes, jack, the problem is that taxes are not 39.6%. they are now going up to over 60%. you are forgetting social security, medicare, medicare on capital gains, state taxes, property taxes. i'm of the opinion that after 60% a person making $250,000 a year should consider leaving america. why not look at life and growing economies like india, china, or other places? frank writes, know any countries without fox? if you want to read more on this go to my blog cnn.com/caffertyfile and you'll find a lot of e-mails and things there. do you know any countries without fox? >> i don't know. i'm sure there are some, jack. i'll see you tomorrow. i appreciate it. bye-bye. it's not an issue that usually comes up in campaigns, but one race is now
. investigators questioned that man, but they have released him. the plane was bound from canada to pakistan. an american astronaut and two cosmonauts safely back on earth after a six-month mission in space. she and her two colleagues touching down after day long technical glitches. three crew members returning to earth after 176 days in space. new expedition crew heads to the space station october 7th. >> julie: how lawmakers preparing to vote on an issue that sparked a full shouting match the last time around. it's a bill that would provide health care aid sickened by toxic debris after the 9/11 attacks. caroline has more. >> reporter: first time around it caused more screaming on the floor of the house we've seen in years. it's coming again next week. it would allot $7.5 billion to compensate for residents and first responders from fumes around the world trade center. thousands of police officers and construction workers have sued over the exposure and related health problems. democratic leaders brought it to the house floor under a procedure requiring a super majority meaning republicans
baggage on the death penalty issue. i grew up in canada where the last time someone was executed for murder was 1962. dpnlt really deters crime. well, all of those sentiments from the canadian public coalesced into the complete elimination of capital punishment in 1976. but there are other reasons to eliminate capital punishment in the united states. the death row in the united states, very costly. they don't believe the death penalty deters murder and they're rated as one of the most inefficient uses of taxpayer money to fight crime. a report that was put out by the richard deeters group says maintaining people on death row and supporting propositions that likely will never be carried out is becoming increasingly expensive and harder to justify. looking back at theresa lewis's case she was convict and sentenced in 2002 for her crime and the significant cause of legal appeals. many appeals take much longer. his report says the money spent to preserve the system estimated to be $10 million per year makes the society safer. that's more food for thought. that's it for me. time now f
lucky here in the united states, our friends in canada won't be so lucky. earl is about to make landfall as a very strong tropical storm in nova scotia. so the most damage that earl will sprou going to happen take up this from halifax down to nova scotia. 70-miles-per-hour winds, but the storm is moving quickly. so by later today, the storm will be long gone. so what's next? september is the peak of the hurricane season. usually one storm after another. it looks like we'll miss the storm once again. this is a slow moving system, should be near puerto rico about five days from now, so we have plenty of time to watch it and there's no threat to the united states as we go through the labor day weekend. back to you. >>> overseas, they're still as cessing the damage this morning after a major earthquake in new zealand. it measure 7.1 and was centered on the south island just west of christ church, the country's second largest city. melissa stokes of tvnz is in christ church for us. we know there was certain for people trapped in rubble. what do we know about any rescues or casualties at this
. made in america. materials are purchased in america and canada, and our workforce, our local people. we have the opportunity to add more jobs locally. >> reporter: is the president's latest plan, a $200 billion tax break for businesses, is that what small businesses need right now? >> we need anything we can get. i would look into additional equipment to replace the equipment that we have now. >> reporter: would that mean hiring more workers? >> it would. it would allow us to put on a second shift. we currently have about 27 employees now. i hope to have 50 employees with the next two years. i'd like to modernize our production lines and get into a larger building. >> reporter: what do you think the government could do that it's not doing for small businesses? >> i think that as far as unemployment extensions go, they could limit the amount of extensions they put. we've had a help wanted sign out front for probably six months. people come in, they fill out applications, but ultimately we end up just signing their slip that they've been here, that they've looked for a job. >> reporter: t
up towards atlantic canada where parts of atlantic canada could take a direct hit from earl. so again, we're gonna continue to bring you the very latest, new advisory comes out any moment now so as soon as it does, i will let you guys know and alert you. back to you. >> all right. luckily, you're here with us this morning. thanks very much, janice. here are the rest of your headlines. another round of jobless claims are coming out this morning. 8:30 eastern time. analysts predict there will be 475,000 new unemployment claims. that would be a slight jump from last week. >> not good. >> ahead of those numbers, foreign stocks, tokyo stock closed up and at last check, london in positive territory and the dow futures are also up. wasn't the stock market the highest yesterday since in the last couple of months? >> no, weeks, not months. last few weeks. >> all right. the cleric behind the ground zero mosque, imam rauf, two middle names, no time for that, apparently got a big tax exemption from the muslim organization he founded. according to "the new york post," claimed as many as 500 mus
and we have students that have unmet needs. what canada and what syracuse is doing. >> after our interview with president obama yesterday, you also have to remember you can't only point your finger at teachers there, sues of poverty, families that aren't together, parents that aren't involved, there's a lot of blame to go around. >> that's why we keep pushing for these wp around services because we have to help all kids regardless of whether parents are engaged. i love those parents that were engaged in the movie. buwe have to help all kids. >> it makes the teacher en more important so that's why having only good teachers in those classrooms is important. >> let me say one more thing is that none of us can tolerate bad teaching or bad teachers. but there's not a bad teacher et epidemic in this cotry, there are teachers whoever day work their hearts out for their students, they take money from their pockets to help with school supplies, let's root them on, let's help them, help them do a good job because they need to be rooted on by americans. >> it's 19 minutes after the hour, on
down. martha: boy, that is the spirit, right? you may recognize jeffrey canada for the waiting for superman documentary we have been highlighti ining here and it pu spotlight in the u.s. school system well, have to pull together and do something about, two high profile politician are tackling the issue head on and we have showed you a lot of scenes from governor christie of new jersey and what he has been doing out there and new york city mayor michael bloomberg is fighting to end automatic tenure, automatic job security for teachers who have been there for three years which is something that typically kicks in at three years and the teachers union, as you may expect, not too happy about that situation. and our guest today, the deputy mayor of community development in new york city and a great guest to have, thanks for coming in today. >> thank you for having me. martha: are we about to see a major shakeup in the public school system. >> it is starting, what you heard jeff and others talk about, especially the mayor is looking at how we reform the system, to make sure that it i
last week i went on a quiet cruise up to canada. that is a shot out our deck. as you notice -- >> gretchen: that's a stilt. >> peter: that is a tilt. hurricane earl kind of had us bothered a little bit. this is six hours after it was really rough. and the horizon line with the water should be the same as the deck rail. it was -- >> gretchen: if you go on your mac and download that, you can correct the tilt. >> peter: good point. >> gretchen: might make you forget any motion sickness you might have gotten. let's talk about judge judy because she delivers no nonsense. she presides over the top daytime show and court gets back in session next week when the new season starts. take a look. >> i don't think you're cute, as a matter of fact. >> i understand. >> i just want you to understand that. if you're trying to be charming with me, trust me, it's not going to work. better looking and richer people than you have tried to charm me. >> i believe it. >> without success. >> i believe it. >> that didn't require a response. >> okay. >> try taking the air out of -- hair out of your ey
talking about things, but not doing anything. hi, mr. canada... how are you? i'm doing great, how 'bout you? right here on 119th street. if we could fix this block, then we could x the next block, then we could fix the next block... we promised parents, if your child stays with us, i guarantee you that child is going to graduate from college. failure is simply not an option. the sixty...the seventy... the eighty... the ninety-seven blocks whh ends up being 10,000 children. we start with children from birth, and stay with those children until they graduate. if you really want to have an impact that is large, you will get there going one step at a time. there is no acthat is too small to make a difference. no matter what you want to do, members project from american express can help you take the first step. vote, volunteer or donate at membersproject.com. words alone aren't enough. my job is to listen the needs and frustrations of the shrimpers and fishermen, hotel or restaurant workers who lost their jobs to the spill. i'm iris cross. bp has taken full responsibility for the clean up in
to get in the trenches. i think what jeffrey canada is doing. but we've got to make that live in the public schools. we've got to bring the teachers, everybody in. with randi weingarten tomorrow, we've got to find common ground. >> including charter schools. >> including charter schools. >> you're exactly right. this is not about cherry picking charter schools and making them successful, making them an oasis in the middle of the desert. we have to figure out what's working in harlem with zucker. how do we take that from the public charter schools and get them into the public schools? >> you will never get all the students into the charter school. where you have parents sitting around waiting to hit the lotto on their kid's education, somewhere to bring that to all of america. i think that's what the president's vision was. >> willie, you talked about finland and make all the finland jokes you want. teachers are in the top 10% of paid professionals. until we elevate teachers, nothing else matters. it's a simple business solution. >> you can't do it by just attacking them. >> go
scotia on canada's east coast are cleaning up after tropical storm earl. it brought heavy rain and strong winds to the region over the weekend knocking down power lines and uprooting trees. >>> well, 69 cow pokes in mexico set a guinness world record over the weekend for the most people lassoing at the same time. men, women and children twirld their ropes for nearly three minutes to beat last year's record of only 23 people. set in texas, the event was part of an annual festival in guadalajara. >> that takes some talent. let's get a >>> good morning. fresh and cool start for this labor day here around the washington region. we have temperatures in the suburbs just near 60. mid-60s in washington and right near the bay. but elsewhere, it's in the 50s throughout much of maryland and virginia. west virginia, still many locations in the 40s. highs, though, should climb into the low and mid-80s throughout much of the region. cooler in the mountains. lots of sun with low humidity today. sunny tomorrow, not too humid, but a little bit hotter. and a little bit hotter as well on wednesday. >>> nata
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